Hocus Pocus Halloween Hauntings – Friday, October 31

Safety first for spine tingling skeletons, spiders, spooks and spirits! Halloween is an overseas tradition that is starting to pop up around Australia. In most cases it’s an excuse for local kids to dress up and hound their neighbours for … Continue reading

Outdoor movie night in Brinsmead, Saturday, November 1

Bring your picnic rugs, your outdoor chairs or your bean bags to the FREE open air movie night this Saturday at the Loridan Drive Reserve at Brinsmead. The Cairns Regional Council is kindly putting on “The Lego Movie” for an evening … Continue reading

We miss Axel! Paw Enforcement edition 16

The weeks are ticking by and we still eagerly await the return of our beloved police-dog-in-training Axel to Cairns. Axel is hard at work at the training cell with the Brisbane Dog Squad undergoing assessments to assess his future ability as … Continue reading

New bike helmets taken for a ride – Horn Island

On Friday morning, the 24th of October, the first ‘bicycle bus’ was run by Horn Island police. Parents and students of Horn Island Primary School met Sergeant Dave and Senior Constable Cheryl on the corner of Wees and Miskin Streets … Continue reading

September winner for Police Officer of the Year: S/Sgt Jamie Horn

Mr September is none other than Senior Sergeant Jamie Horn from Thursday Island! The 2014-2015 Far North District Police Officer of the Year (POOTY) awards are off and running with monthly winners announced as Senior Constable Michael Selfe and Constable … Continue reading

Emergency services honoured at awards ceremony

  In a combined honours and awards ceremony at the Cairns Regional Council reception rooms on Tuesday, employees from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES), Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Queensland Police Service (QPS) along with members of the … Continue reading

Cairns Muslim community lays out the welcome mat!  

Perfect weather, welcoming smiles and scrumptious food and refreshments laid to platform for a wonderful blend of cultural and religious celebration on Saturday as the Cairns Mosque threw upon its doors to the public. Visitors were received by Muslim devotees … Continue reading

Calling residents of White Rock – next NHW meeting, November 3

  Residents of White Rock are invited to attend the next White Rock Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) community meeting; Monday November 3rd 5:30pm – 6:30pm Trinity Baptist Church, 115 Progress Road, White Rock A representative from the Cairns Regional Council and … Continue reading

Palm Cove NHW takes out top award

Area Coordinator for Palm Cove Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Group Mark Ellwood certainly returned to Cairns with a much heavier suitcase after taking out the top award at the NHW State Conference in Caloundra on October 18. Mark Ellwood and Senior … Continue reading

McCoppers and ‘Super Hero’s rolled up their sleeves for McHappy Day

Local police and staff members have once again rallied to help out the Ronald McDonald House Charity for McHappy Day on Saturday October 18th, in an effort to fundraise for seriously ill children and their families. Police ducked into McDonald’s … Continue reading

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